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3 Bedroom Holiday Cottage in Kangra


Aweri | Kangra

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Description

A three bedroom Indian home stay nestled in the Kangra valley of Himachal Pradesh is an ideal getaway for tourists looking for a relaxing holiday experience.  The heritage cottage in Kangra provides the perfect setting to bunker down and let the cool breeze run over your body, the heavenly clouds soothe your mind and the sounds of the Himalayas appease your soul.  The house which was build in the year 1920 is a welcome space for people working in modern, glass houses and residing in high rise buildings to enjoy the lovely gardens and azure skies.

The Kangra cottage offers abundance of space with its three well-appointed bedrooms and ensuite bathrooms.  The spacious bedrooms carry an aura of the 1920s and yet, all the comforts that a modern tourist requires, are provided for in both the bedrooms and bathrooms.  A large living and dining room complete the cottage interiors and you can use them to soak in the luxury and charm of the era gone by. You can also indulge in the peace of the mighty mountains, the clear blue sky and the beautiful gardens  while lounging in the porch or the cottage interiors.

The kitchen is in the outhouse and not a part of the Kangra cottage. You can choose to cook your own meals with the produce fresh from our vegetable gardens. You even have a choice to let our helper cum cook to use his knowledge of local recipes to create simple, fresh, mouthwatering, dishes. The Kangra valley has a lot of places to pique a tourist’s interest such as monasteries, temples and the famous McLoedganj, Dalai Lama’s seat in India - it is just 50 kilometers from us. A camping spot to spend the night or a walk along the mountain trail used by the local shepherds can also be organsied at extra cost.

Take a day’s trip to McLeodganj, choose to enjoy the wilds or simply indulge in the heritage feel of this cottage in Kangra. Whether you choose to be adventurous or religious or wish to enjoy the birds and the breeze, you can be assured that this Indian Home Stay will create a holiday of a lifetime.

Pricing information:

Renting the cottage on Self catering basis, with Housekeeping, Toileteries plus Cook/Staff & all facilities at disposal
Per day cost 
Entire 3 Bedrooms of the cottage
 Rs. 12,500
2 Bedrooms of the cottage
Rs. 10,000
1 Bedroom of the cottage Rs. 5,500
Extra Bed charges Rs. 800
* Cottage shared facilities pertain to - use of Dining Room, Lounge, TV & DVD & cook service 

Service tax @ 9% is applicable on above rates.

Pricing

Renting the cottage on Self catering basis, with Housekeeping, Toileteries plus Cook/Staff & all facilities at disposal Per Day cost
Entire 3 Bedrooms of the cottage Rs. 12,500
2 Bedrooms of the cottage Rs. 10,000
1 Bedroom of the cottage Rs. 5,500
Extra Bed charges Rs. 800
* Cottage shared facilities pertain to - use of Dining Room, Lounge, TV & DVD & cook service   
Service tax @ 9% is applicable on above rates.

Accommodation

The Kangra cottage offers abundance of space with its three well-appointed bedrooms and ensuite bathrooms.  
The spacious bedrooms carry an aura of the 1920s and yet, all the comforts that a modern tourist requires, are provided for in both the bedrooms and bathrooms.  
A large living and dining room complete the cottage interiors and you can use them to soak in the luxury and charm of the era gone by. 
You can also indulge in the peace of the mighty mountains, the clear blue sky and the beautiful gardens  while lounging in the porch or the cottage interiors.

Amenities

Hot/Cold Running Water Car Parking Fans
Terrace Towels and sheets are provided
Garden
Childrens playground Meals available
Satelite TV
Veranda Living Room
Laundry Facilities
Breakfast available Car hire on request
Refrigerator

Attractions

Dhauladhar range Jawalaji Temple Mcleodganj
Chamunda Devi temple Vajreshwari Devi Temple Pong Lake Sanctuary
Tea Gardens Gopalpur Nature Park Baijnath temple
Kangra Fort and Museum Chintapurni temple Baba Baroh
Billing - 30 Kms from the cottage Maharaja Sansar Chandra Museum

How to Reach

Air :  The nearest airport is Dharamshala, which is about 40kms from the cottage and takes a little over an hour to reach here. Pick-up can be organised by your hosts.

Rail : Take overnight train to Pathankot. Then drive approximately 85 km to the home-stay. Should take you about 3 hrs.

Road : The drive takes approximately 9 hrs. Drive via Chandigarh - Ropar - Anangpur Saheb - Una - Chintpurni - Kangra - Palampur - Homestay (located in Al-hilal, 5 km before Baijnath).

About Location

Kangra offers a great escape to the world famous temples i.e. Baijnath, Jawalamukhi, Bajreshwari Devi Temple, Chamunda Devi Temple, Masroor Rock Temple, Chinmaya Tapovan, Kathgarh Temple and Trilokpur Temple. Kangra also offers world famous Maharana Pratap Sagar Lake ( once known as Pong Dam ) which offers tourists a number of water sports activities i.e. boating, angling and fishing, bird watching etc. It is also a wild life sanctuary and so the possibilities of spending creative and quality time here are enormous. 

It's the home stay in the Himalayas with luxury of activities and laziness.

Those looking for a break from the fast urban life can enjoy by relaxing in our comfortable, beautifully done up cottages. 

The fresh mountain air and our fresh home-grown vegetables and fruits, our farm-produced milk, juices and fruit squashes will heal your system.

Enjoy your evenings with lively conversations and snacks around a cozy fireplace. 

For the intellectually inclined, we have a library with more than 500 books and magazines that you can browse through. 

The sporty types can go trekking and exploring the 70 acres of the estate, the tea garden, the khuds (mountain-streams), the little forest. 

Fishing and swimming are also activities to look forward to.

We can also arrange a snow-mountain expedition for you from the tour groups in Dharamsala.

For those of you fascinated by history, the Kangra valley holds the most historical & interesting sites. We would be happy to provide you with more information & make bookings for you

Famous Places Around Kangra:

Mcleodganj: Originally the home of the semi-nomadic Gaddi tribe, Mcleodganj is today the residence of the Dalai Lama. Mcleodganj was originally developed as a British Garrison, to administer the Kangra valley; today the place has developed as headquarters of the exiled Tibetan Government. This Tibetan settlement has its own bazaar which offers all sorts of Tibetan knick-knacks, carpets, handicrafts and local food.

Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts (TIPA): Located about a 30 minute walk from Dharamsala, the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts was the first institute created by the exiled Tibetan government. TIPA is both a cultural centre and a school, providing an insightful glimpse into the colorful Tibetan culture of music, dance and theatre. Norbulinka Institute: Tree-shaded paths, wooden bridges, small streams tiny water falls, coupled with a Japanese influence make Norbulinka an idyllic spot.

Bhagsunath: Located on the floor of the valley, near Dharamsala is the ancient temple of Bhagsunath. This temple is surrounded by numerous fresh water springs.

Dal Lake: Surrounded by Fir trees, this picturesque lake can be reached by road or a nature trail that winds through thick forest and Tibetan hill-farms. Dal lake is also the venue for an annual fair, held around September.

St. John in the Wilderness: A few km from Dharamkot, is a stone church with stained glass windows. Also at St. John is a memorial dedicated to British Viceroy, Lord Elgin who died at Dharamsala.

Fishing: The 20km stretch of the river Beas between Nadaun and the Pong dam offers ample opportunities in angling.

Treks and Sight Seeing, Triund: Located at a height of 2975m, a few hours from the snow-line, this spot offers spectacular views of the valley. Dharamkot is the starting point for a day-trek to Triund, as well as more challenging ones (upto 15 days).

Baijnath Temples: Said to be one of the refuges of the exiled Pandavas in the epic Mahabharat, the beautiful and ancient temples are a sight worth seeing.

Andretta: A quaint little colony, where artists of all kinds - painters, potters & writers find their refuge & sometimes build their habitats, training centres & galleries. Shobha Singh - the famous artist has one of his art galleries here.

Billing, near Palampur: It has arguably the finest site for hang and para-gliding in the country

The Kangra Fort: Kangra was the ancient capital of the powerful hill state of Nagarkot. It stands witness to the ravages of conquerors from Mahmud of Ghazni to Mughal Jahangir. The town of Palampur came into being when Dr. Jameson, Superintendent, botanical Gardens, North-West Frontier Province, introduced the tea bush from Almora in 1849. The bush thrived and so did the town which became a focus of the European tea estate owners.

Bajreshwari Temple: Kangra is known for its legendary wealth, robbed in 1009 by Mahmud of Ghazni. Destroyed by the earthquake of 1905 it was rebuilt in 1920.

Jawalamukhi Temple: It is only 56kms from Dharamshala is the famous temple of goddess Jawalamukhi or the Flaming Goddess. It is built over some natural jets of combustible gas believed to be the manifestation of Devi Bhagwati Jawalamukhi. Mughal Akbar tried to quench the flames but failed, became a devotee thereafter.

Kayakalp: Kayakalp the famous Aurvedic centre for Herbal massages, is only 20kms away

Excursions to Tilokpur: Located at about 50 kms from Dharamkot are the cave temples of Tilokpur dedicated to Lord Shiva. These limestone caves offer fascinating formations of Stalactite and Stalagmites.

Nurpur: Named after Nur Jehan, the wife of Mughal Emperor Jehangir, Nurpur houses an ancient fort and the ruins of a Krishna temple. Traces of the Mughal era's craftsmanship can be seen in the beautiful carvings. For the interested there are forts at Kangra and Sujanpur as well.

Chamunda Devi Temple: Besides being a holy spot, the journey to Chamunda Devi offers some glorious views of the mountains.

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Key Information

Reference :
160 Kangra
State :
Kangra
Locality :
Aweri - Kangra
No of Bedrooms :
3
No of Bathrooms :
3
Comfortably Accomodates :
6
Single occupancy (Inclusive of Breakfast & Taxes)
1 Bedroom of the cottage @ Rs. 5,500 per night for 2 guests. Service tax @ 9% is applicable on above rates.
Double occupancy (Inclusive of Breakfast & Taxes)
Entire 3 Bedrooms of the cottage @ Rs. 12,000 per day for 6 guests. Service tax @ 9% is applicable on above rates.
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Property Type :
Retreat
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